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Internet providers in Davidson, NC

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Davidson, NC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL83%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic19%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable24%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL2.236%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.642%
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Davidson internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Davidson is comparable to the rest of North Carolina - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Davidson area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Davidson residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 68% of those living in Davidson.

There are six internet providers serving the Davidson area, and 97.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Davidson's six internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Davidson

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 373 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
AT&T 256 Mbps 50 Mbps DSL
Windstream 180 Mbps 118 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Davidson

The largest internet providers in Davidson are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Davidson.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Davidson residents, covering 83% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 19% of the area. Davidson’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 24% of Davidson residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Davidson covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Davidson to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Davidson, $59.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Davidson, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Davidson. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Davidson's providers, 353 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Davidson covering 19% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Davidson than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Davidson, $59.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Davidson, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Davidson. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Davidson's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

24%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to some, but not many households in Davidson covering 24% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Davidson residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Davidson, $59.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Davidson, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Davidson. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Davidson's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Davidson, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Davidson, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Davidson and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Davidson at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Davidson at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Davidson residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Davidson with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in Davidson. The next fastest internet provider in Davidson is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 19% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Davidson with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Davidson, $59.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Davidson, covering 19% of the city. MI-Connection Communications System also offers fiber internet in Davidson and is available to 8.468% of households.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.